Uzbek capital, the fourth largest city in
the former USSR, is central Asia's club hub and has better international
flight connections than any other city in region. Tashkent have many
monuments, museums, galleries, … It has a very old Bazaar. Museum of Fine
Arts has a fine collection of the art of pre – Russian Turkistan,
Including. The Zoroastrian artifacts, 1000 – year – old Buddhist Statues
and Sogdian Murals. Museum of Applied Arts, Opened in 1937 and designed in
traditional Tashkent style. There are other museums devoted to history,
antiquities, literature, geology and railways.
No name is as evocative of the romance of
the Silk Road as Samarkand. For most people it's as mythical as Atlantis or
remote and legendary as Timbuktoo. The reality, as usual, is harsher, but
not by much. The sublime larger – than – life monuments of Timur, the
Technicolor bazaar and the city's Long, rich history work a special kind of
magic, though outside the historical core is a sprawling soviet – style
city with few redeeming features. The most important monuments in Samarkand
are Shahi-Zinda, Bibi – Khanym mosque and Babel Tower.
A historical city, with ancient monuments such as,
Bazaar, Kalan Building, Ismail Samani mosque and old downtown, was one of the famous Old
Khiva is an ancient city, with beautiful
landscapes. Important monuments of khiva are: Juma Mosque, Tosh – Khovli
Palace and Islam – Huja Medressa.